There are 2 ways to get from Aberdeen to Loch Ness by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) 917 / ...

$37 - $47

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Loch Ness 120.8 miles

$25 - $40

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The distance between Aberdeen and Loch Ness is 89 miles. The road distance is 120.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Loch Ness without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Aberdeen to Loch Ness, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Loch Ness is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Aberdeen to Loch Ness.

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There are 546+ hotels available in Loch Ness. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Loch Ness.
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  • Distance: 89.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Loch Ness, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Aberdeen to Loch Ness. However, you can take the train to Inverness, take the walk to Inverness, Bus Station, then take the bus to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End). Alternatively, you can take the drive to Loch Ness.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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